Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Discover Dartmoor in just a few days with a holiday property perfect for a short break.Read more

A few days amongst the wilds of Dartmoor will revive your senses, blow away the cobwebs and generally make you feel better. Especially when you have the luxury of a holiday cottage to return to at the end of the day. Cosy up in accommodation that meets your every need on a short break to remember.

 

Spring and Autumn Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Spring like a lamb over the moorlands in the sunny off peak seasons. Dartmoor is great walking country and the weather in Spring and Autumn is much more reliable and pleasant. Not too hot, not too cool, you can bring your pooch and stay at a dog-friendly holiday cottage and make the most of the great outdoors with a short break weekend stay.

 

Summer Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Dartmoor is a sensation in summer and a few days away lets you stride out and discover a beautiful landscape of greenery and panoramic views. Stop off at watering holes along the way and collapse back in the luxury of your holiday cottage after a long day's exploring in the sunshine.

 

Christmas Short Breaks in Dartmoor

Hunker down in a cosy cottage on Dartmoor for a magical Christmas like something out of the movies. Gather loved ones together in a rural retreat and enjoy festivities out on the moors for a few days away. 

 

New Year Short Breaks in Dartmoor

Have a few days away in the middle of nowhere and celebrate New Year on Dartmoor. Bring a friend or bring a few for a short break filled with fun and celebrations in the perfect holiday property.

 

Winter Short Breaks in Dartmoor 

Warm yourself up this winter by striding out over the moors, wrapped up against the winds as you stand atop a tor and survey the frosty panorama. A winter short break on Dartmoor is all about that cosy toes feeling in front of the fire so pick a perfect property complete with open fire and Aga to dry out socks and damp dogs too.

 

We have 30 holiday cottages on Dartmoor perfect for a few days' respite.

We have 30 self-catering cottages in Dartmoor available for a Short Break

New bookings can be placed for any holiday arriving on or after the 12th April for cottages in England and we are accepting Easter bookings at our properties in Wales, for those that can legally travel. COVID-19

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

Old Forge Cottage

4184

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


This charming retreat makes for the perfect adventurer’s bolthole. Whether seeking out new and exciting destinations by car, or exploring this idyllic area on foot, this property i...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £380 *

Fig Tree Cottage

2347

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


In a tranquil spot, Fig Tree Cottage offers a haven to relax and recover from everyday life. Set in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are 28 acres of f...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £380 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £399

The Cob

2676

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £399

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £409

Leat Mill Cottage

554

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set in a tranquil location, Leat Mill Cottage is spacious and comfortable, with some lovely original features. Birdsong may well be your lasting memory from your stay here, as the ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £409

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £411

Ullacombe Cottage

4147

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestling in a secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park this semi-detached cottage, built in the early 1800s, boasts a beautiful location surrounded by almost two acres of the most...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £411

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

Moorhaven

4580

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Chagford, Dartmoor.


Welcome to Moorhaven, a fabulously located retreat for those looking to enjoy the spoils of Dartmoor and surrounding areas. Nestled in the charming Devon hamlet of Wonson, with vil...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £463

Lena Cottage

3292

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Lena Cottage is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £463

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £478

Huckworthy

3256

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £478

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £497 *

Ida Cottage

3293

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Stunning can be an over-used term but Ida Cottage really lives up to the description. Under-floor heating throughout, toasty slate-flooring downstairs and oak-flooring upstairs, th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £497 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £512 *

Giles Cottage

3856

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Giles Cottage is an exceptionally attractive detached cottage, set within the stunning grounds of Wringworthy Farm. Staying in this beautiful Grade II Listed cottage you are guaran...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £512 *

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

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